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Legislation By Legislator


ARCHIVE (2009)

Author: Senator James Lewis

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Authored

  • SB 0094 -- Taxation of civil service annuities.
  • SB 0095 -- Student expression of religious viewpoints.
  • SB 0197 -- Senior Golden Hoosier Passport passes.
  • SB 0424 -- Pests and pathogens.
  • SB 0471 -- Electronic filing of campaign finance reports.

Co-Authored

  • SB 0016 -- Learner's permits and graduated licenses.
  • SB 0039 -- Veterans' benefits.
  • SB 0432 -- Motor vehicle dealers.
  • SB 0446 -- Manufacturer or distributor unfair practice.
  • SB 0447 -- Vehicle dealers and franchises.
  • SB 0497 -- Vehicle franchise practices.
  • SB 0545 -- Fish and wildlife matters.
  • SB 0546 -- Natural resources matters.
  • SCR 0006 -- Honoring Coach Joe Tiller for his success at Purdue University.
  • SCR 0008 -- Congratulating Barack Obama for his election to the US presidency.
  • SCR 0014 -- Honoring Dr. Suellen Kinder Reed for her dedication to bettering education.
  • SCR 0021 -- Honoring Attorney General Steve Carter for eight years of public service.
  • SCR 0034 -- Honoring Hoosier athletes and coaches who competed in 2008 Olympics.
  • SCR 0047 -- Honoring Naomi Mynatt for volunteer service to the Kingsway Community Center.
  • SCR 0053 -- Honoring Senator Robert Meeks upon his retirement from the Indiana Senate.
  • SCR 0065 -- Recognizing the importance of farms and agribusinesses to Indiana's economy.
  • SCR 0074 -- Recognizing the Indiana Restaurant Association on its 75th anniversary.
  • SCR 0082 -- Honoring Kathy Smith-Andrew for a lifetime of public service and education.
  • SCR 0087 -- Urging observance of March 30th as "Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day."
  • SCR 0108 -- Memorializing Maggie M. Brents for her devotion to her community.
  • SCR 0111 -- Memorializing H. John Okeson for his service to the people of Indiana.
  • SR 0010 -- Honoring Edith Chowning on her 103rd birthday.
  • SR 0029 -- Honoring Captain Ron Scholz & Wheatfield Fire Dept. for successful rope rescue.
  • SR 0037 -- Urging use of stimulus money to create jobs in Indiana.
  • SR 0040 -- Honoring Russell M. Plummer for his service as Senate doorkeeper.
  • SR 0051 -- Honoring Robert Andrew's distinguished career & wishing him a happy retirement.
  • SR 0058 -- Urging INDOT to name part of US 33 highway for Senator Marvin D. Riegsecker.
  • SR 0070 -- Honoring Mr. Isaac E. Randolph, Jr. for relief provided to flood victims.
  • SR 0071 -- Honoring the Midwest Food Bank for providing assistance to flood victims.
  • SR 0084 -- Honoring the Senate Democrat interns for their service.

Sponsored

  • HB 1071 -- Homeowners associations and model home taxation.
  • HB 1074 -- Confined feeding operations.
  • HB 1075 -- CAFO setbacks around state owned properties.
  • HB 1076 -- Public school collective bargaining agreements.
  • HB 1077 -- Special tool and common law liens.
  • HB 1114 -- Septic tanks and sewer systems.
  • HB 1116 -- Report of missing persons to national data base.
  • HB 1200 -- Physical examinations of bus drivers.
  • HB 1201 -- Senior discount card.
  • HB 1203 -- Invasive species council.
  • HB 1204 -- Clean water Indiana fund.
  • HB 1226 -- Ohio River bridges project commission.
  • HB 1311 -- Hearing aid assistance.
  • HB 1381 -- Shoreline permits and enforcement of judgments.
  • HB 1417 -- Intrastate motor carriers.
  • HB 1494 -- Switzerland County deputy prosecuting attorney.
  • HB 1524 -- State egg board.
  • HCR 0016 -- Honoring the award-winning Southwestern High School marching band.
  • HCR 0046 -- Honoring Madison, Indiana, on its 200th anniversary.
  • HCR 0049 -- Honoring Madison, Indiana, on the 200th anniversary of its founding.
  • HCR 0062 -- Requesting prayers and support for the men & women serving in the armed forces.

Co-Sponsored

  • HB 1205 -- Injured volunteer firefighters.
  • HB 1362 -- Benefits for volunteer firefighters and EMS personnel.
  • HB 1585 -- Deer hunting bag limits.
  • HCR 0030 -- Memorializing John Jefferson "Jeff" Hays, former member of the House.
  • HCR 0038 -- Congratulating Katie Stam, Miss Indiana and Miss America 2009.
  • HCR 0090 -- Honoring Stan Jones upon his retirement from IN Commission for Higher Education.